Mike Giroux takes a look at what firefighters need to know about suspended scaffolding systems, more commonly called a swing stage scaffolds.
Performing a fire company building recon can open a firefighter’s eyes and thought process as to how a specific building will react. Jack Murphy on getting line firefighters into the process.
The things firefighters fail to notice on the fireground can hurt them. Joe Pronesti reviews some things to look for when sizing up Main Street buildings.
Michael Wolfschmidt explains the most expeditious ways to fight fires in crawlspaces and how to avoid injuries and dangers.
In high-rise buildings, the need for preincident planning and building intelligence is profound. Jack Murphy and Jerry Tracy on obtaining the info you need.
Michael J. Lopina stresses that responders must be exceptionally vigilant when sizing up and addressing the hazards at fires in a building made of lightweight construction and offers safety tips.
When command gives the order to check the roof on a commercial building with nothing showing, what exactly are we looking for?
In this episode, James Johnson talks with guest Bud Henkels about building codes and construction issues affecting firefighter and civilian safety.
Tim Olk shares photos of Chicago firefighters operating at a partial building collapse.